How to Increase Link Popularity and Improve Search Engine Ranking

Written by How to Increase Link Popularity and Improve Search Engine Ranking

If you want to improve search engine ranking of your web site, you need to find a large number of high quality links from other web sites. These are called inbound links. Gaining links from high ranking sites that point to yours will increase your link popularity inrepparttar search engines.

The most popular search engine Google, places great significance onrepparttar 119383 link popularity of your web site. In fact, you can even get listed in Google without submitting your site to them, by getting other sites to link to yours. Finding many high ranking sites that link to yours, will improverepparttar 119384 search engine ranking of your own web site.

Four effective ways to increase link popularity

1. Get your site listed inrepparttar 119385 search engine directories - first submit your site torepparttar 119386 human edited directories of ODP (Open Directory Project - and Yahoo ( Getting listed in these directories will give your site a boost in link popularity and improve search engine ranking in other search engines.

However, this may take some time.

You can get listed much faster by getting links from niche specific directories. Find these directories by doing a search onrepparttar 119387 major search engines withrepparttar 119388 primary keywords of your web site.

2. Provide high quality content - people will naturally link to your site if you have what they want (i.e. articles, software, etc). This will save you a lot of time searching for quality links yourself.

Elevating the "Link Popularity" Factor.

Written by George Papazoglou


Answer: "Actually there is no difference. In both cases votes arerepparttar inoculation; Politicians getrepparttar 119382 power by popularity, and Web businesses receive traffic, higher search engine rankings plus visitors, by link popularity." George Papazoglou, October 15 2001. 2001 Agent seminars:Thessaloniki/Greece.

The comeback is obvious. Looks like thatrepparttar 119383 most prevailing businesses' secret onrepparttar 119384 Web, just likerepparttar 119385 real world, is link popularity. 

Google also has a very specific answer on "What is Link Popularity?".

Text taken fromrepparttar 119386 Google site: Google explains quite characteristically its ranking algorithm (Pagerank in name): "PageRank relies onrepparttar 119387 uniquely democratic nature ofrepparttar 119388 web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page's value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at more thanrepparttar 119389 sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; it also analyzesrepparttar 119390 page that castsrepparttar 119391 vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves "important" weigh more heavily and help to make other pages "important." As you probably know, Link popularity can be enhanced via: ->Link exchange strategies ->Site popularity services ->Site popularity promotional tools Link-farm services (not recommended) ->Associate programs ->Posting articles

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